Video games
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Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2010].
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Central Adult Nonfiction
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Essays debate the effects of video games on children, society, and levels of violence, and whether they should be regulated.
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Book
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240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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English
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0737745118 (pbk.), 9780737745108 (hardcover), 9780737745115 (pbk.), 073774510X (hardcover)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
Collects essays that offer varying perspectives on issues related to video games, including what impact they have on children and teens, how they affect society, whether or not they promote violence, and how they should be regulated.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Willis, L. (2010). Video games. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Willis, Laurie. 2010. Video Games. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Willis, Laurie, Video Games. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2010.

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Willis, Laurie. Video Games. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2010. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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